Join us via LIVE STREAM Sunday at 10:30am for the Unity Service
Temple Buddhist Center In-Person Sunday Services 9am and 10:30am
Temple Buddhist Center Sunday Service Livestreamed at 9am

Community & Support - Volunteer


There are many ways to feel a part of and support the Temple community.

We can create a better world for ourselves and others as we work together to manifest our dreams!

Experience the joy of serving others by becoming a volunteer at Unity Temple on the Plaza. Choose from a wealth of activities and services to spread the love and become involved in the rich community life at Unity Temple.

Greet & Help

  • Receptionists: Greet people, answer phones, and assist the Temple staff
  • Greeters: Greet and welcome people and direct visitors to their desired locations at Unity and Temple Buddhist Center Sunday Services
  • Ushers: Hand out bulletins, collect offerings and guide visitors at Sunday Services
  • Sanctuary and Charles Fillmore Chapel Helpers: Organize pew racks for the sanctuary or chapel during the week or before or after services
  • Service Assistants: Pre-Service and Post Service set up and tear down for Temple Buddhist Center Sunday services
  • Media Assistants: Livestream services and assist with social media
  • Socialites: Set up beverages and cookies for Community Time on Sundays before and after Unity and Buddhist Services

Love, Guide & Sing

  • Prayer Team: Confidentially pray for others at home weekly
  • Youth Team: Support our Unity Youth and Temple Buddhist Center Youth one or more Sundays a month
  • Singers: Sing in the Chancel Choir during the Unity Sunday Service
  • Chaplain Ministry: Be trained and commissioned to pray with people during Unity services, make pastoral calls, and home and hospital visits

Serve & Shine

  • Reception and Holiday Helpers: Assist with the preparation of receptions and events
  • Mail Team: Assemble mailings for Temple holidays and events
  • Garden Fairies: Nurture and plant our outdoor landscaping

Check out! For each dollar spent at this Shaklee site, Unity Temple receives a donation as a portion of the amount.

Please contact Kathy Sweany at 816-561-4466 ext. 109 or for more information on Unity Volunteer Opportunities

Please contact Victor Dougherty at 816-561-4466 ext. 115 or for more information on Temple Buddhist Center Volunteer Opportunities

Helping Hands

The primary purpose of the Helping Hand program is to provide necessities like coats, hoodies, socks, gloves, sweaters, nutritional snacks,...